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Here are the latest deals –
Dunzo, the Indian hyperlocal delivery company, is in late stage discussions to raise $50 million from existing investors Reliance Retail and Google - TechCrunch
Effy, a French marketplace that helps consumers improve energy efficiency and calculates cost savings with home renovations, with $22 million round led by Felix Capital - TechCrunch
Huupe, the smart/connected basketball hoop and video startup, raises $11 million from Protagonist VC, Marvan Ventures, TRI Investments, Kawn VC, Genesis Ventures, and Reform Ventures - TechCrunch
Playbook, a personal finance app that’s targeting Gen Zs and Millenials, raises $7 million Series A led by Telstra Ventures with participation from Atomic - FinsMES
Turntable LIVE, the online social music startup, raises $7 million led by Founders Fund and f7 Ventures - TechCrunch
Autio, a location-based audio stories app that was co-founded by Kevin Costner, raises 5.9 million led by iHeart Media - TechCrunch
Rob’s Backstage Popcorn, the popcorn brand founded by Rob Garbowsky, The Jonas Brothers and The Naked Market, raises $7 million - Food Business News
Smalls, the premium “real food” cat food brand, raises $19 million led by Companion Fund and includes Left Lane Capital, Valor Capital and 301 INC - Forbes
Luna Daily, the intimate care brand, raises $3.7 million from Redrice, Joyance, Velocity Juice, and angel investors - BeautyMatter
123 Baby Box, the monthly subscription box for babies, raises $1.2 million pre-seed round from XRC Labs, Sunstone Fund, Crescent Fund, and Salt Lake City Angels - TechCrunch
OOFOS, the active recovery focused footwear brand, raise a round led by Derek Carr, Alex Smith and Daun Staley - PR Newswire
Glopal, the Paris-based company that helps e-commerce merchants expand internationally, raises $21.7 Series A from Hi Inov, Dentressangle, and Crédit Mutuel Innovation, as well from existing investors Seventure and Axeleo Capital - Tech.eu
Paytrix, the UK payments platform that is focused on making payment processing easier, raises $18.3 million Series A round co-led by Unusual Ventures, Motive Partners and Bain Capital Ventures - TechCrunch
Edited, the UK based AI merchandising experience platform for retailers, raises $15 million led by Delta-v Capital and includes previous investors Wavecrest Growth Partners, Beringea LLC and Hermes GPE - Tech.eu
Two Boxes, the platform that helps brands process returns, raises $4.5 million seed round led by Vinyl Capital with participation from Matchstick Ventures & Range Ventures - FinSMEs
Polytrade, the Web3 protocol focused on global trade - specifically supply chain efficiencies and financing, raises a $3.8 million seed round from Alpha Wave, Matrix Partners, Polygon Ventures, and CoinSwitch Ventures - TechCrunch
Nimbbl, the Indian-based one-click checkout startup, raises $3.5 million from Sequoia Capital India, Global Founders Capital, and Groww - TechCrunch
Hilos, the 3D printing footwear manufacturer, raises $3 million from Better Ventures, Builders VC, and XRC Labs - GeekWire
Superfiliate, which creates personalized storefronts for ecommerce merchants’ top customers and influencers, raises $3 million seed round led by Hawke Ventures and Vanterra Ventures - PR Newswire
Torch Capital, the healthcare, consumer technology, infrastructure, and CPG-focused firm raises a $200 million second fund - The Information
Monarch Collective, an investment firm focused on women’s sports debuts with a $100 million fund - Axios
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